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Test Catalog

Test ID: CXCFX    
MYD88 Reflex to CXCR4 Mutation Detection, Varies

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information, see LPLFX / Reflexive Testing of MYD88 and CXCR4

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Peripheral blood

Container/Tube: EDTA (lavender top) or ACD solution B (yellow top

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Specimen Stability: Ambient (preferred)/Refrigerated

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood

2. Send specimen in original tube

3. Label specimen as blood

 

Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Container/Tube: EDTA (lavender top) or ACD solution B (yellow top)

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Specimen Stability: Ambient (preferred)/Refrigerated

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix bone marrow

2. Send specimen in original tube

3. Label specimen as bone marrow

 

Specimen Type: Extracted DNA

Container/Tube: 1.5- to 2-mL tube with indication of volume and concentration of the DNA

Specimen Volume: Entire specimen

Specimen Stability: Frozen (preferred)/Refrigerated/Ambient

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as extracted DNA and list specimen source. Include indication of volume and concentration of the DNA.

 

Specimen Type: Paraffin-embedded tissue

Container/Tube: Paraffin block

Specimen Stability: Ambient

 

Specimen Type: Paraffin-embedded bone marrow aspirate clot

Container/Tube: Paraffin block

Specimen Stability: Ambient

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Blood, Bone Marrow: 1 mL
Extracted DNA: 20 mcL with a concentration of at least 10 nanograms per mcL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis OK
Other B5-fixed tissues Bone marrow biopsies, slides, paraffin shavings Methanol acetic acid (MAA)-fixed pellets Frozen tissue Moderately to severely clotted

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesVaries10 days